precarious[ pri-kair-ee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF precarious
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRECARIOUS
In any case, it was evident that Italian opera was a precarious enterprise.
Never had he been so fond of this body of his as now when his tenure of it was so precarious.
Our agriculture is precarious, and 27 every carrot is bought by the sweat of our brow.
Such grounds are precarious, as arguments from style and plan are apt to be (Greek).
But all this is precarious, and will change with your fortune.
Life is precarious as the fall of a die at best an ephemeral business.
The buying of cheap bills is, however, a most precarious operation.
He paused and swaggered a little on the precarious support of his cracker box.
We must save it, at all events—but look how precarious the position is—and why?
But most of all they resemble us in their precarious hold on life.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR PRECARIOUS
- bundle of nerves
- wired up
- wound up